Hormones

Hormones

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Optimize Testosterone Levels with this One Simple Hack

Today I’m going to discuss very briefly, something I find extremely fascinating and that is hormone optimization; specifically how to optimize testosterone.  This fascination started when I was in middle school.  I watched my friends change from boys to what seemed like grown ass men in a matter of weeks time. They were all hitting …

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Adiponectin: What is it and How it Increases Health

Adiponectin is a protein hormone you may have never heard of.  It’s been gaining more attention because of its fat burning capabilities.  It gets released into the bloodstream during cold thermogenesis by your adipose (fat) tissue which then helps to burn fat for fuel to maintain body temperature. Besides burning fat, it also has the …

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Irisin and its 9 benefits on Health and Body composition

Until now, you may have never heard of the hormone called Irisin.  I only learned about it a few months ago and it has some truly interesting benefits on metabolism and body composition.   General facts: Irisin is a hormone derived from a cell membrane protein called FNDC5. During muscle contraction FNDC5 gets cleaved.  The cleaved …

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Leptin Function

Leptin Function and the Paradox of Fat Loss

Before discussing how to maintain proper leptin function, let’s answer the following question: what exactly is leptin? What is Leptin? Leptin is an incredibly important hormone that effects many different functions within the body.  It is produced by your adipocytes or fat cells and sends signals to the hypothalamus in the brain when you are …

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Increase Testosterone Levels Naturally- 7 Proven Ways

Increase testosterone levels naturally with proven methods. Today, men are fatter, have less muscle, and have lower levels of testosterone than ever.  In fact, testosterone levels in men have been dropping on average of 1% each year since the 1980s according to the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.   Being soft, fat, and having low …

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Growth Hormone (HGH): How to Increase Levels Naturally

Human Growth hormone is another hormone that is vital for body composition and physical condition. It’s a complex protein produced by the pituitary gland and secreted into the bloodstream.  When it reaches your liver, it is metabolized into Insulin Growth Factor 1 (IGF-1). Human growth, also known as “The Fitness Hormone,” increases protein synthesis, lean …

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